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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU students order food from Freshens on Oct. 11 in Pullman.

What are we leaving behind?

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist October 18, 2021

Have you noticed every summer in Washington is the hottest summer yet? Even in Pullman, we see 100-degree weather. This phenomenon is unusual and ultimately linked to climate change. In the past hundred...

The reality of ensuing dangers on our planet is something we should educate ourselves on. But should we let it consumer our lives?

Is media urgency worth our stress?

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 14, 2021

It is understandable that college students want to live the next few years carefree. If they do want to worry about anything, it is usually about something in the near future. I mirror the same sentiment...

We will only obtain a truly green world when we change the very nature of the electricity grid.

Money cannot be excuse to ignore climate crisis

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist September 30, 2021

When America experienced its first “hottest year” in January 2007, Thomas Friedman, American political commentator and author, first used the term Green New Deal (GND). The use of this phrase...

Turning off the lights when no one is in the room and eating less meat can help save the planet.

Small things you can do to help the environment

PORTIA SIMMONS September 29, 2021

The environmental crisis is an impending problem that is creeping up faster than we can imagine. The future of our world rests on the shoulders of us, so what can we do to help Mother Nature? Stephen...

The data shows the average scores for liberal and conservative participants and their understanding of the greenhouse gas effect. When conservatives have a higher understanding of the greenhouse gas effect, they tend to believe in global warming. Liberals tend to believe in global warming more strongly even if they have a low understanding of the greenhouse gas effect.

Teaching global warming helps deniers believe

DIANA RIOS January 28, 2021

WSU researchers found one of the most effective ways to communicate scientific topics, like the greenhouse gas effect, to those who do not understand is to explain how the process works without condescension. While...

If we dont all act together, climate change is going to drastically change our environment.

OPINION: Climate change shouldn’t be a controversial topic

MADELINE GREER September 29, 2020

The topic of climate change is once again up for debate as the United States has another record-breaking wildfire season. Within the past few weeks, anyone living on the West Coast has breathed in air...

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